Basketball originated, developed and flourished in the United States - but the British game is enjoying a recent surge in attendances at venues across the country.
The BBC are set to broadcast 32 live British Basketball League (BBL) matches this season, including eight games from the British Basketball Women's League (WBBL).
This evening, we will start with live coverage on the BBC Sport website of the WBBL as Leicester Riders face Nottingham Wildcats.
This is followed by the BBL Trophy semi-final second-leg as holders Leicester Riders take on London Lions.
Friday, 16 February
Leicester Riders v Nottingham Wildcats
17:00-19:00 (Connected TV and online)
Leicester Riders v London Lions
1st Leg: (Riders 90-81 Lions)
19:30-21:30 (Connected TV and online)